March 9, 2021

Get a virtual receptionist & drive your business forward

Running a small business can be tasking. One minute you are sorting something out for a client and then the next you are chasing something up with a supplier. In the meantime there are phone calls coming in every few minutes. If things are going slowly then you don’t mind spending a few minutes talking on the phone however if you are in crisis mode then the last thing that you need is a distraction to take you away from your current focus. A great alternative to trying to field all of those calls yourself is to make use of […]
June 5, 2019

New website for Ivy Answering Service

123 2 Web has just put a new site live for Ivy Answering Service The site has been built in HTML and is responsive across all types of devices. If you are interested in getting a similar site built then why not get in touch on 02 9146 4725 today.
October 31, 2018

New website for goes live We have just put a new website up for a site called Virtual Address. The website allows users to register a virtual office in any or all of the state capitals. Virtual Address has an easy to use self serve system that allows customers to search through available locations, select the address that best suits their needs and pay for the time period that they are most comfortable with. The whole process takes just a few minutes. A virtual office makes a lot of sense for a small business or a start up. For a fraction of […]
July 27, 2018

Virtual Office Versus Serviced Office

Comparison of Virtual Offices versus Virtual Offices Setting up a small business can be expensive, if you opt for a physical office space then you can end up paying a fortune for rent, office furniture, all of the technology that you need plus all of the deposits and installation costs related to getting your internet connected, phone service connected plus all of those other services that you need to keep your business going. At the end of the day you could be up for several thousand dollars before you even open your doors. Another potential option for small businesses and […]
April 27, 2018

Toll Free Answering Service

Supercharge your business with a toll free answering service Small business owners quite regularly have to wear several hats while trying to build and grow their businesses. One moment they can be trying to close a sale while the next they are trying to get their IT in order. 5 minutes after that they can be taking incoming telephone calls and trying to resolve customer issues. We all know how good it can be to have a toll free telephone number  for your small business, well if you link a telephone answering service to that toll free number you add […]
September 29, 2017

Don’t outsource your core functions

Know what to outsource for your small business Outsourcing is a real buzz word in the small business world these days. People are outsourcing a whole range of functions to companies both onshore and offshore. Unfortunately, some small businesses get caught up in the hype of the whole outsourcing idea and outsource some tasks that probably should be kept in-house. General Rule As a general rule with outsourcing I would suggest that you only outsource non-core tasks to other companies. When you sit down and think about it, you set up your small business because you are either really good […]
September 25, 2017

Why you need a virtual assistant

Get a Virtual Assistant for your small business Starting and building a small business is difficult these days and involves wearing a whole range of hats. One minute you need to be selling your services while the next minute you need to be fixing the phone system or the IT router. Five minutes after that you might be entering data into your accounting system and then five minutes after that you could be headed out to the stationery supplier to stock up on A4 paper. All the while, you will probably be fending off incoming telephone calls and taking messages […]
August 29, 2017

Ways that technology is making it easier for small business

10 Ways That Technology Is Making Things Easier For Small Business  While there are lots of ways that things are getting harder for small business there are many new advances in technology that are making life significantly easier and also opening up a whole range of new business opportunities for the smart entrepreneur. While many of these technologies are internet based I have not included the internet itself as one of the technologies. Here are 10 ways that technology has made life significantly easier for small business operators. 1) Online Accounting Services Back in the old days accountants and accounting […]
June 23, 2017

Making Your Small Business More Efficient

Making Your Small Business More Cost Efficient Starting up or operating a small business is time consuming and costly. Fortunately, in these modern internet days there are a whole range of ways that you can make your small business not only more efficient but also cheaper to operate. Every day there appears to be a new app or a new piece of technology that claims to be able to save you time and money. In the following article, we look at a few that we have personal experience with and which are easy to implement. If you are contemplating starting […]